Grosses

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Leads Again on Wednesday with $3.89 MillionJuly 24, 2014 07:15 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes added $3.9 million yesterday for a 42 percent week-to-week decline, giving the sequel $152.4 million domestically in its first 13 days. Apes is running 33 percent ahead of the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Universal reports that The Purge: Anarchy posted $2.6 million on Wednesday, off 28 percent from the day before. The thriller sequel has tallied $39.3 million in its first 6 days, or 6 percent less than its 2013 predecessor.

Planes: Fire and Rescue dropped just 9 percent to earn $2.1 million on Wednesday. The animated Disney sequel has totaled $23.8 million in its first 6 days, 20.5 percent less than last year's first flick.

Sex Tape accounted for $1.5 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day haul of $19.65 million. The R-rated comedy is lagging behind the pace of 2011's Bad Teacher by 54 percent.

Rounding out the top five, Transformers: Age of Extinction slid 39 percent from last week to $1.2 million yesterday. Michael Bay's fourth franchise entry has amassed $230.8 million domestically up to this point, overtaking X-Men: Days of Future Past ($230.79 million) as this summer's top domestic grosser so far.

Daily Domestic Gross Wed, Feb. 11 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 11 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Barbershop 2: Back in Business$901,857-11%2,711--$333$27,472,2481MGM
2Miracle$827,794-2%2,605--$318$22,072,0201Disney
3The Butterfly Effect$437,065-16%2,519-86$174$42,752,1103New Line
4Along Came Polly$354,922-8%2,958-94$120$76,160,6194Universal
5The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$263,310-7%1,878-378$140$351,978,4488New Line
6Mystic River$262,304-6%1,3700$191$70,693,47217Warner Bros.
7Cold Mountain$237,722-5%1,917-583$124$83,590,8697Miramax
8You Got Served$226,498-9%1,94310$117$26,683,0592Sony / Screen Gems
9Something's Gotta Give$206,3050%1,237-364$167$116,065,7899Sony / Columbia
10Big Fish$189,237-7%1,617-663$117$60,303,7569Sony / Columbia